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Grid Operations Solution Architect

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Job Description

We Are:
Our Utility Industry, Transmission & Distribution Practice is powering the progress to a safe, connected, and sustainable planet. Every day, we work with the largest electric, gas, and water utilities to deliver innovative solutions and help them become more efficient, reliable, environmentally friendly and safer places to work. We co-create the future with our clients at Accenture Innovation Hubs around the world and work alongside our clients to bring the future to life in the core of our client's operations. We are the marketplace leader in modernizing the Transmission and Distribution network, making it more resilient, secure and flexible to include new distributed energy resources. Our utility clients are looking for bold solutions in the era of rapidly changing technology, policy and workforce innovations. Are you the leader who wants to reinvent the Utilities' Transmission and Distribution and empower our clients to create a clean, sustainable and connected world? Join a team of industry practitioners with global footprint and local camaraderie.  Visit our site to learn more about Accenture Strategy & Consulting Utilities Practice.

You Are:
A skilled utility industry practitioner with the know how to help clients meet the challenges of digitization. You have the experience, creativity, and analytical power to design and implement the next generation of real-time grid management (SCADA/EMS/ADMS/DERMS) solutions: your bread and butter are the utility solution designs underlying the real time grid management selection, implementation, and maintenance. You are not afraid to imagine next-gen solutions powered by artificial intelligence and automation. In fact, every day you are looking for opportunities to challenge the status quo and you are not satisfied with step change. You are a storyteller, inspiring teams as you design and implement complex solutions, along with sharing your vision and new ways of thinking. You have a proven track record of assembling diverse, high-octane teams that harness people's strength and deliver radical insight. You understand that co-location with clients and teams is critical to innovation, and you are ready to partner at client sites.


The Work:

  • Act as a lead Solution / Integration Architect to create the integrated solution architecture for a new ADMS, DERMS, SCADA  and/or EMS system.

  • Work with vendor and client architecture teams to define solution options, drive consensus across parties, and manage the key business decision making process.

  • Facilitate client approval of the overall solution blueprint.

  • Work closely with integration leads around overall integration architecture and approach.

  • Constantly learn and bring new technologies and innovative grid management solutions to our clients.

  • Be a role model and a coach for the next generation of Accenture leaders.

  • Champion people on your team to succeed professionally and personally.

  • Foster trusted advisor relationships with clients from strategy to technology; from the C-Suite to the front line; for business and IT.

  • Integrate business data to discover new insight and enable evidence-based business decisions.

  • Ability to travel up to 100%.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in electric utilities industry

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with real-time grid management (ADMS/DERMS/SCADA/EMS) 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in solution architecture

  • Bachelor’s degree

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Our Commitment to You:

Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement. You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company. Access to leading-edge technology.

Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program.

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in  California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                              Annual Salary Range

California                                      $93,400 to $258,500

Colorado                                       $93,400 to $223,300

New York                                       $86,500 to $258,500

Washington                                  $99,500 to $237,800

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